A framework to assist Local Authorities in the assessment of submissions for the identification of new bathing waters

Summary: This document presents a framework to assist local authorities in their assessment of submissions for the identification of new bathing waters in accordance with the requirements of the Bathing Water Regulations (SI No. 79 of 2008) which transpose Directive 2006/7/EC.

Published: 2016

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Pages: 16

Filesize: 511KB

Format: pdf

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In Ireland, Local authorities are the designated national bodies with responsibility for identification of bathing waters. They may choose to identify bathing waters without recourse to this document
however it is recommended that the criteria outlined in this document are taken into account when considering submissions for new bathing waters received from the public.

This document is not intended to be a legal interpretation / opinion of the requirements of the Bathing Water Regulations.